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El hombre y el monstruo (1959)

 -  Horror  -  1959 (USA)
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A failed pianist sells his soul to the devil in return for his becoming the greatest musician in the world. The catch: every time he plays he turns into a horrible monster.

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Enrique Rambal ...
Samuel Magno
Abel Salazar ...
Ricardo Souto
Martha Roth ...
Laura / Alejandra
Ofelia Guilmáin ...
Cornelia
Ana Laura Baledon ...
Girl killed by Samuel
José Chávez ...
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Maricarmen Vela ...
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Carlos Suárez
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A failed pianist sells his soul to the devil in return for his becoming the greatest musician in the world. The catch: every time he plays he turns into a horrible monster. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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Greatest use of a cat as a prop, EVER!
9 March 2001 | by (Beaverton, OR, USA) – See all my reviews

A friend of mine found this DVD at a flea market, and thought the cover looked pretty cool. He popped it in while I was there, and we prepared for a gorefest. What we didn't prepare for was a 50's mexican horror about someone selling their soul. Not bad, actually, except the dubbing sounds silly sometimes, and the monster is more laughable than frightening.

However, this film gets props as having the funniest methods of having a cat jump out of a womens arms. Three times throughout the movie, a woman is holding a cat, and instead of just letting it down, the filmmakers decided to tie some fishing line to the thing, and yank it out of her arms. The funniest thing had to be the noises that came from the cat. That alone made this movie more than worth it. If you can ever find it cheap, it's worth a good laugh.


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